Today’s Daily Update

House

Yesterday:

  • The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules, including the “Enabling Energy Saving Innovations Act” (H.R. 4850), the “Safe Doses Act” (H.R. 4223), the “Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2012” (H.R. 4018), and the “Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2011” (H.R. 1447). The House also began consideration of the “Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5972).

Today:

  • The House will continue consideration of the “Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5972).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate approved the motion to concur in the House amendment to the “FDA Safety and Innovation Act” (S. 3187).


Today:

  • The Senate will consider the “Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act” (S. 1940).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Financial Services Committee
“Markup of Electronic Funds Transfer Legislation”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet
“International Intellectual Property Enforcement: Protecting Patents, Trade Secrets and Market Access”
10:00 a.m.
2141 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
“The Future of Video”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Budget Committee
“Markup of H.R. 5872, the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012”
10:00 a.m.
210 Cannon

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy
“Markup of ‘The Increasing Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Improved Recycling Act of 2012′”
10:15 a.m.
2322 Rayburn

House Natural Resources Committee
Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee
“Authorization, Standards and Procedures for Whether, How and When Indian Tribes Should be Newly Recognized by the Federal Government”
2:00 p.m.
1334 Longworth

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Agriculture

H.R.6022 : To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to expand coverage under plans of insurance available under such Act to include losses to an insured commodity when, as a result of a federally-imposed quarantine, the commodity must be destroyed, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McNerney, Jerry [CA-11] (introduced 6/26/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.6020 : Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Emerson, Jo Ann [MO-8] (introduced 6/26/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Appropriations
House Reports: 112-550
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 394.

H.R.6023 : To restrict conflicts of interest on the boards of directors of Federal reserve banks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] (introduced 6/26/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

State

H.R.6018 : To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] (introduced 6/26/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.6021 : To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to follow certain procedures in placing a child who has been removed from the custody of his or her parents.
Sponsor: Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] (introduced 6/26/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.